Tour The Carter House and 8 acres of the preserved battlefield.

Hours of Operation:

Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Monday through Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

*NOTE during Daylight Savings Time site closes at 4:00 pm

Closed Sundays during month of January and some holidays

Please call to verify hours (615-791-1861)


Adults $ 8.00
Seniors (65 and older) $ 7.00
Children ages 13 to 7 $ 4.00
Children ages 6 and under Free
Groups of 20 or more $7.00 per person

Your Visit Includes

  • Guided Tour of Carter House and Grounds
  • Battle of Franklin Museum
  • Video Presentation

Parking available at Visitor Center.  Please allow at least 1 hour minimum for your visit.
Visitor Center and grounds are handicapped accessible.

Directions from Interstate 65 in Tennessee:  Exit 65 (Franklin and Highway 96).  Drive west on Hwy 96 for 1 mile to intersection of Mack Hatcher Boulevard.  Continue straight through traffic light.  Drive 1.5 miles following brown “Carter House” signs, over railroad tracks, and turn left at traffic light at Church Street.  Go straight through two 4-way stop signs.  At next traffic light, turn left onto Columbia Avenue (Highway 31 South).  Drive 0.3 miles then turn right onto West Fowlkes Avenue.  Parking lot for The Carter House will be on your left.

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